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Student Experience Student Assistant (NUWORK)

 Student Employment - NUWorks

POSITION TITLE:                                STUDENT EXPERIENCE STUDENT ASSISTANT (1 Position)

DEPARTMENT:                                   STUDENT LEARNING AND TRANSITIONS                                               

DATE POSTED:                                   NOVEMBER 20, 2017                                                                     

CLOSING DATE:                                 JANUARY 15, 2018           

EMPLOYMENT DATES:                    SEPT 3, 2018 –  APRIL 5TH, 2019

RATE OF PAY:                                     $12.06 - 12.36/HR AS DETERMINED BY HR POLICY                            
HOURS OF WORK:                            UP TO 10 HOURS PER WEEK

Successful candidates will be required to apply and demonstrate approval for NU Work funding to maintain this position.             



The Student Experience Student Assistant aides the department in planning, implementing, and assessing student experience programming including various orientation and transition programs.


The Student Experience Assistant will aide the SLT team by assisting with:

  • Developing, implementing, and assessing comprehensive programs, initiatives, and services for a diverse student population with various stakeholders;
  • Interacting with diverse student populations throughout the student life cycle (e.g., prospective students in advance of Open House events, incoming students in advance of New Student Orientation);
  • Staffing recruitment and selection processes for Peer Educator positions;
  • Preparing content for multiple audiences across different formats (online, print, etc.) as required;
  • Promoting the department through social media channels in alignment with the SLT Social Media Strategy;
  • Researching and data gathering relating to best practices within student development and services;
  • Participate in ongoing professional development including in-service opportunities provided by the department;
  • Completion of utilization and satisfaction reports; and
  • Other duties as assigned.                                                                                                             

Prior to assuming the duties of the position, candidates must complete the following:

  • In person, orientation and training session(s) as outlined by the department
  • Completion and submission of all required paperwork


  • Applicants must be able to attend the hiring carousel on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018.
  • Must apply and be approved for the NUWORK Program.
  • Student (2nd year and above) with strong academic standing (cumulative average of 75% or higher).
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of Nipissing University programs, initiatives, and services that promote student academic and personal success.

* Please note that the availability of this position is pending final budget approval.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for participation in the selection process will be contacted. Those contacted for consideration will be asked to provide three (3) references at a later date. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please submit your letter of application and resume by: January 15, 2018, 04:00 PM

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to​


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